FRIDAY

  • MUSIC & MARKET SPRING SERIES: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. In addition to local music, there will be a vegetable/agricultural commodity spotlight. (337) 948-6263 or cityofopelousas.com
  • RHYTHMS ON THE RIVER: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., downtown Front Street, Morgan City. Weekly live music series. Featuring a performance by Soul Survivors. (985) 384-9291 or morgancitymainstreet.com
  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express Boat Dock, Jarreau. Entry fees apply to fish the tournament and fisherman must fish so many consecutive tournaments to qualify to fish the final “classic tournament.” $30. (225) 293-3402 or mr.guy@netzero.net

SATURDAY

  • SOUTHERN WAR OF THE OARS: False River, New Roads. An event of the False Rive Paddle Club, the event includes a youth race, 400 meter sprint and one and two mile races. pctourism.com
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or smith_tl@hammond.org
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or jeanerettechamber.org
  • LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Lafourche Central Market Pavilion, 4484 La. 1, Raceland. Local farmers, fishermen, artisans and more. Free. (985) 438-1231
  • RED, WHITE, BLUE MEMORIAL MISSION 5K RUN: 9 a.m., Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church, 517 Federal Ave., Morgan City. (985) 518-6667 or youth@pharrchapelumc.org
  • SPLASH BASH: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. There will be swimming, arts, crafts, games, food and more. (337) 339-5903 or SnapofIberia.org

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • BARREL RACE CLINIC: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438 or pctourism.org

SUNDAY

  • BLESSING OF THE BOATS ON FALSE RIVER: 2 p.m., Pavilion, Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Brief ceremony honoring those who have served America, followed by the boat blessing. pctourism.org
  • MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: 3:30 p.m., The Bayou Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. The concert will feature marches and patriotic selections performed by the Lafayette Concert Band. (337) 989-1279

MONDAY

  • MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: 10:30 a.m., Cypress Park, 611 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Morgan City. A rosary will be prayed at the Fallen Warrior Memorial, followed by the program. There will be guest speakers, a barbecue lunch and a wreath ceremony. cajuncoast.com
  • MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. A gathering commemorating fallen soldiers. There will be a flag ceremony, a 21 gun salute and patriotic music. (337) 344-9397

TUESDAY

  • TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., False River. Every Tuesday through September. (225) 240-0174

WEDNESDAY

  • EUNICE FARMERS MARKET: 1 p.m., corner of Second and Park streets, Eunice. (337) 457-6503 or EuniceLa@hotmail.com
  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Locally grown produce and homemade products. (337) 577-9160

BATON ROUGE SLAM TEAM FRIENDRAISER: 7 P.M.-9 P.M., THE FESTIVAL OF WORDS CULTURAL ARTS COLLECTIVE, 268 CHURCH ST., GRAND COTEAU. THE FESTIVAL OF WORDS HOSTS AN EVENING OF ORAL HISTORY AND POETRY. THE EVENT WILL FEATURE A GRAND COTEAU NATIVE SHARING PERSONAL STORIES OF THE AREA, FOLLOWED BY A PRESENTATION BY THE BATON ROUGE NATIONAL SLAM TEAM, AND AN OPEN MIC. (337) 254-9695 OR FESTIVALWORDS@GMAIL.COM

THURSDAY

  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. (337) 367-0838

THURSDAY-JUNE 7

  • “THE RAINMAKER”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League production. IpalTheatre.com

ONGOING

  • HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Hammond Art Guild’s “53rd Annual Open Exhibition,” through May 30. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. hammondarts.org
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMuseum.com
  • UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose